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Frank Gehry: Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
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Frank Gehry

[Canadian-born American Sculptor and Architect, born in 1929]

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Home Page:
Gehry Partners, LLP, Los Angeles, California

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
10 works online when last checked

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Cross Check Armchair

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Frank Gehry, Architect: Designs for Museums

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Furniture of Frank Gehry

Denver Art Museum, Colorado
"Bubbles" chaise longue

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
The Winton Residence Guest House, 1986

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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"Easy Edges" Side Chair

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Side Chair, 1972

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
9 works documented

PBase Photo Sharing
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Spain Ministry of Education Imagebank (in Spanish)  
Type "Gehry" into the search box & click "Buscar"; the "Descargar" link downloads a high-res image

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           Flickr: "Frank Gehry"   
Google Images: "Frank Gehry"   
Bing Images: "Frank Gehry"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Photographs from a variety of projects

ArtsNet Minnesota
Standing Glass Fish, 1986

ArtsNet Minnesota
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

ArtsNet Minnesota
Frederick O. Weisman Art Museum, 1993

Great Buildings Online

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

The Pritzker Architecture Prize
Profile of the architect, winner of the 1989 Pritzker Prize

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Frank Gehry  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Discussion with Gehry about his Guggenheim Bilbao Museum

Salon Magazine
Profile of the architect's career

The Canadian Encyclopedia  
Biographical entry

The New York Observer
"Gehry's New Guggenheim Is Kitschy Theme Park", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Frank Gehry's Syndrome Makes Museums Show Biz", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"Bravo! Bravo!", 1997 article by Robert Hughes

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
About a half-dozen interviews with Frank Gehry

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Conversations with Frank Gehry

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Frank O. Gehry: Selected Works: 1969 to Today

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Digital Gehry

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Gehry Talks: Architecture and Process

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